As we previously reported, "One Life to Live" was forced to replace Brandon Buddy with Van Hughes in the role of Cole Thornhart just one day after Buddy reprised the character for an upcoming storyline with ex-girlfriend Starr Manning (Kristen Alderson). Now the actor has taken to Twitter to apologize to fans for the sudden turn of events.
"One Life to Live" is forced to recast the character of Cole Thornhart, who is serving a prison sentence for murdering Eli Clarke (Matt Walton) with Broadway star Van Hughes only one day after Brandon Buddy returned to the role.
When the 15th annual Prism Awards are handed out later this month in Los Angeles, two of daytime's leading drama series will be honored for recent storylines involving drug abuse and lung cancer. Both "One Life to Live" and "The Bold and the Beautiful" will be recognized at this year's ceremony for the awards, which "honors the creative community for accurate portrayals of substance abuse, addiction and mental health in entertainment programming."
Brandon Buddy, who left "One Life to Live" in November 2010 shortly after a hacking controversy on Twitter, is now using the social network service again by seeking assistance from fans of Starr (Kristen Alderson) and Cole (Buddy) to get him back on the show.
With his character Cole Thornhart serving a ten-year jail sentence for murdering a man and his on-screen mother Susan Haskell preparing to leave town, could Brandon Buddy be on his way back to Llanview?
As previously reported, Brandon Buddy is departing ABC's "One Life to Live" and now Soap Opera Network has learned the actor has finished taping his last scenes.
While reports were stating Brandon Buddy is set to exit ABC's "One Life to Live" later this fall when his contract expires, Soap Opera Network was unable to confirm the news through proper channels, but sources have since confirmed that Buddy will in fact be leaving the soap in the coming months.
News of the actor's alleged departure from "One Life to Live" takes an odd and unexpected turn.